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Dec 8, 2012 10:00am PST
or dead center. those are things like growing debt, globalization, technology and our aging population. that speaks to something i have warned about repeatedly on the show. challenges to the u.s. economy are significant. they come from europe and asia, old infrastructure in the united states, massive debt. americans have a right to expect leaders to tackle large problem. as one of the leading authorities on financial crises, what do we do? >> i think this point that it's not just what happens this month how are we going to move forward, grow this economy because this problem of debt comes from our aging population. you talk about the tax hike we have. it's not enough to close the gap. the idea that the middle class will get away from this without paying most of it. without entitlements being cut, that's nuts. eventually that will happen. they won't admit it now. we are just beginning. this is a skirmish in a longer war. >> diane, one of the arguments of those that say the fiscal cliff discussion is over blown is deployed at the resilience of the stock market. the s&p is up 12% for the
CNN
Dec 9, 2012 12:00pm PST
debt, globalization, technology and our ageing population. now, that speaks to something, ken, that i've warned about repeatly on this show. the challenges are significant. they come from europe and asia and old and failing instruction here in the united states. massive debt. americans have the right to expect their leaders to tackle large problems. what do we do? >> well, i think this point that it's not just what happens this month, this year, how with regoing to move forward? grow this economy? because this problem of debt comes from really from our ageing population. from our having to compete with the rest of the world and you know, you talk about this tax hike that we have, it's not enough to close the gap. i mean, the idea that the middle class is going to get away from this without paying most of it without entitlements being cut, that is nuts. i mean, eventually, that's going to happen. they're not going to admit it now. you don't want to do that in the middle of the recession. >> diane, one of the argument that is say the fiscal cliff is overblown, the resilience of the stoc
CNN
Dec 2, 2012 12:00pm PST
's simply mixing up modern information technology with that ancient electrical grid we have got with smart meters and digital routers and sensors, they were able to figure out where the problems were on their grid and rout power around it, instead of trying to send out a million trucks to find out where their lines are down and find out who was without power, they were able to get things rolling within two days. >> when you're talking about the senator grid, one of those things is to improve the usability of the smart grid to allow for two-way communications with things like smart meters, it can heche utilities pinpoint the out an and it also means lower operational costs for utilities and one hopes for consumers, brookings investigates that -- 2009 and 2014. it is there the political will to increase investment in this sort of thing because we are used to the lights going on when we switch them on, so question don't think we need to spend a lot of money on these things. >> exactly. infrastructure is something people don't think about in their everyday lives, we just assume the lights to g
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